This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson

maryrobinsonMary Robinson became the first woman President of Ireland in 1990. She is one of the most inspiring women of the modern age and has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world. In Everybody Matters, Robinson describes her upbringing, how her personal convictions led her into conflict with her parents, and how she helped to legalize contraception in staunchly Catholic Ireland.

Besides being President of Ireland, Robinson was the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, a law professor, barrister and member of the Irish Senate and Dublin City Council.

Robinson has also received many awards and honors related to her work for peace and human rights.

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